Multimedia Technician

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on September 13, 2021
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Job Description

Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs is seeking a part-time, 1500 hour wage multimedia technician. The position offers flexible scheduling and the possibility of remote work options. Major responsibilities include creating, editing, organizing, and curating digital media content in an online repository. The candidate will also assist the education support specialist in developing online instructional content that incorporates a variety of multimedia approaches to engage online learners and meet the needs of pesticide safety educators. The candidate will be encouraged to use their creativity to advance novel approaches in delivering educational content to non-traditional learners.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and experience in communications, information/library sciences, graphic design, art, or a related field; Demonstrated experience in development and/or curation of multimedia content; Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs and photo/video editing software; Strong work habits and the ability to work independently as well as with a group; Strong organizational skills, and ability to re-prioritize tasks as demands for resources and information vary; Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong photography and videography skills; Experience in creating educational content; Experience in preservation and digitization of multimedia content; Proficiency with Camtasia, Canvas, Audacity, Kaltura

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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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